COVID-19 and LSI — Administrative and Research Services Information

Updated June 14, 2020 3:28 PM

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION:

LSI Support and Services during on-campus curtailment

Following UBC guidelines for social distancing and curtailment of research activities please note the following changes to LSI services:

ADMINISTRATION

LSI HR, Finance, Operations, and other administrative support will be working remotely until per UBC’s on-campus curtailment. If you need to contact any of our administrative staff, please email.

Grants Facilitation and Communications team will be working, full-time, remotely during the period of curtailment. Please contact Richa Anand for enquiries related to grants and Bethany Becker for communications.

RESEARCH

In response to COVID-19, UBC curtailed on-campus research and creative scholarship activities. Following approval of the LSI’s Return to On-Campus Research (ROCR) safety plan, much of the LSI community will resume research on June 15th, while operating under clearly defined occupancy restrictions and safety protocols for phase one of the ROCR.

In order to resume their laboratory activity following the curtailment, individual researchers must gain approval in accordance with the LSI ROCR Guidelines. Please click here for details.

Information for labs with approval to resume research

LSI’s Scientific and Core facilities will provide access to all trained researchers who have approval to resume research. Please connect directly with the contacts provided below.

 

SCIENTIFIC FACILITIESCONTACT NAMEEMAILSTATUS
ASTRIDNatalie Strynadka
(X-ray crystallography, crystallization robotics, HRMEM)
ncjs@mail.ubc.caBy Appointment Only
Lawrence McIntosh (NMR)mcintosh@chem.ubc.caBy Appointment Only
Bioinformatics Stephane Flibottestephane.flibotte@ubc.caBy Appointment Only
FINDERLindsay Eltisleltis@mail.ubc.caOpen
Dean Airey dairey@mail.ubc.ca
ImagingRobert Nabiivan.robert.nabi@ubc.caBy Appointment Only
Guang Gaogaoguang@mail.ubc.ca
FLOW Andy Johnsonandy@brc.ubc.caBy Appointment Only
High Throughput Tom Pfeifertpfeifer@mail.ubc.caBy Appointment Only
CORE SERVICESCONTACT NAMEEMAILSTATUS
QPCRAaron Blair Bogutzaaron.bogutz@ubc.caQPCR equipment available
CryostorageAaron Blair Bogutzaaron.bogutz@ubc.caAvailable
WorkshopAdam Suenadam.suen@ubc.caBy Appointment Only
LSI StoresRod Hanningrod.hanning@ubc.ca8am-4pm Monday thru Friday
SERVICECONTACT NAMECONTACTSTATUS
Shipping/ReceivingMarc Calimagmarcelo.calimag@ubc.ca
604-827-3978
Package pickup by appointment between 9am-3pm Monday thru Friday
LSC OperationsSophia WangSophia.wang@ubc.ca
604-928-6655
Available remotely

Other Services

Campus Mail: Campus mail will be delivered to shipping and receiving. One person from LSI Administration will collect and sort this mail once a week. For information please contact sharda.muni@ubc.ca

Reception: LSI Reception will remain closed for the duration of on-campus curtailment. We ask that students, staff, and faculty contact our offices by email

LSC/Building Operations: LSC building perimeter doors are programmed to weekend/holiday mode with card access only. Please carry your access card at all times. Only personnel with approvals in place should enter the building.

Sophia Wang604-928-6655
Sophia.wang@ubc.ca
LSC Security604-822-3734
Campus Security604-822-2222
Building Ops Trouble Call604-822-2173

Health and Safety: Please click here for lab safety protocols (to log in to mednet please use your cwl’ for username please use EAD\cwl name. Then enter your cwl password)

Pierre Tanguay604-827-4127
pierre.tanguay@ubc.ca
UBC Safety and Risk604-822-2029
https://srs.ubc.ca/health-safety

Click here for the LSC Local Safety Team (LST) structure.

Other useful contacts outside LSI

Human Research EthicsLaurel Evans
Animal CareMichelle Tan
Plant CareMelina Biron
Sponsored research agreementsMario Kasapi
Advanced Research ComputingSteve Cundy
All other questionsHelen Burt

 

Health links outside UBC

UBC Safety and Risk Services: https://srs.ubc.ca/health-safety

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC): https://bccdc.ca/

WorkSafeBC: https://worksafebc.com

World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/